Mays Landing cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexMays LandingNew JerseyNational
Cost of living index114131100
IndexMays LandingNew JerseyNational
Goods & Services index115118100
Groceries index117116100
Health care index99111100
Housing index112166100
Transportation index117118100
Utilities index121110100

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  • The cost of living in Mays Landing is 13% lower than the New Jersey average.
  • The cost of living in Mays Landing is 14% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Mays Landing is 12% higher than the national average.
  • New Jersey general sales tax is 37% higher than the national average.
  • New Jersey state income tax is 37% lower than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$65,474$5,456$1,528$1,964
Renters$36,111$3,009$843$1,083

New Jersey Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
New Jersey7%7%

New Jersey Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
New Jersey1.4%8.97%

Goods & Services

ItemMays LandingNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.50$14.5919.9%
Beauty Salon $52.00$34.6849.9%
Toothpaste $2.36$2.474.6%
Shampoo $0.99$1.023.1%
Movie $10.75$9.878.9%
Bowling $5.04$4.3914.8%

Groceries

ItemMays LandingNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.74$4.485.9%
Fried Chicken $1.69$1.4615.4%
Milk $2.25$2.364.5%
Potatoes $3.49$3.0614.0%
Pizza $10.74$9.2416.2%
Beer $8.39$8.632.8%

Health Care

ItemMays LandingNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $106.00$99.786.2%
Doctor $118.75$105.0313.1%
Dentist $95.00$88.707.1%
Ibuprofen $9.89$9.415.1%
Lipitor $200.00$298.5033.0%

Housing

ItemMays LandingNational avg.Difference
Home Price $182,100.00$175,700.003.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,419.25$1,081.0331.3%
Apartment Rent $1,213.00$920.0031.8%

Transportation

ItemMays LandingNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.46$2.0917.6%
Tire Balancing $52.00$45.2914.8%

Utilities

ItemMays LandingNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$186.98$170.809.5%
Phone $38.50$28.2636.3%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Elwood, NJ1,6131044%
Pleasantville, NJ20,43611010%
Collings Lakes, NJ1,20511010%
Egg Harbor City, NJ4,25311111%
Buena, NJ4,62311212%
Mays Landing, NJ1,71411414%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
La Pine, OR1,7141044%
Gallatin, MO1,71582-18%
Braddock Hills, PA1,71385-15%
Lakeside, OR1,7151044%
Syracuse, KS1,71283-17%
Mays Landing, NJ1,71411414%
Source: The Mays Landing, NJ cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.